Paul Evans

Deputy Head of School Education and Social Care

Faculty:Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care

School:Education and Social Care

Location: Cambridge

Areas of Expertise: Social Work and Social Policy

Paul is particularly interested in social work education, systemic practice, services to children and their families, leadership and management, innovative strengths based practice and is curious about how we could do things very differently.


Paul qualified as a Social Worker in 1989 and has practiced in this capacity ever since. He has held a number of roles including Social Worker (Generic & Children’s), First, Second and Third line Manager as well as being a Senior Manager. Paul has latterly led the Social Care Learning & Development team within a shared service agreement for two local authorities. Paul joined Anglia Ruskin in September 2018 and teaches on both the BA and the MA Social Work courses. 


Paul teaches across both the undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Social Work. He brings considerable practitioner knowledge and experience to the subject.


  • MSc Systemic Leadership & Organisational Development – University of Bedfordshire
  • Certificate in Commissioning & Purchasing in Public Care – Oxford Brookes University
  • Diploma Management Studies – Institute of Leadership & Management
  • MA Social Work – University of Hertfordshire
  • Practice Teacher award – CCETSW
  • Diploma in Applied Social Studies (CQSW) University of Southampton
  • BA(Hons) Social Administration – University of Bristol

Memberships, editorial boards

Registered Social Worker (SWE)